Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating; but you have lots of support. Find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Browse these tools, then contact your SCORE mentor to get help putting your ideas into action.

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Tallahassee Useful Links

This is a page of links to local Chambers of Commerce as well as small business related agencies. Read more

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Business Plan Template for a Startup Business

Writing a business plan is an opportunity to carefully think through every step of starting your company so you can prepare for success. Read more

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Business Plan Template for an Established Business

Download our free business plan template for your established business as a Word doc. Read more

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12 Month Cash Flow Statement

This is a spreadsheet that can yield an excellent 12 month cash flow projection, an important tool for managing your business or preparing a business plan. Read more

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12-Month Profit and Loss Projection

Download this template to track your revenue and expenses so you can forecast your profits and losses for the next 12 months. Read more

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Why Integrity is the Ultimate Employee Perk

February 5, 2018,

87% of employers indicated that improving retention was a top priority for their organizations. Beyond avoiding high turnover, fostering a positive and engaging work culture also encourages higher levels of performance while reducing the risk of negative or potentially destructive behaviors.

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How Can Business Insurance Help Your Small Business?

January 23, 2018,

When you’re starting a small business—or running a growing one—there are so many expenses competing for your limited dollars that it’s easy to ignore business insurance. Spending money to protect against possible risks in the far-off future seems like a waste of your precious capital.

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Don’t Let Poor Contract Management Hurt Your Bottom Line

January 8, 2018,

Contracts form the lifeblood of any enterprise, and they’re often a company’s single greatest economic asset. Yet, according to the International Association for Contract & Commercial Management (IACCM), poor contract management is costing companies an average of 9 percent of their annual revenues.

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